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Now many of the Samaritans of that town believed in Jesus because the woman had testified, "He told me everything I've ever done."
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How blessed is the man who endures temptation! When he has passed the test, he will receive the victor's crown of life that God has promised to those who keep on loving him.
Plans of the persistent surely lead to productivity, but all who are hasty will surely become poor.
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Whatever you do, work at it wholeheartedly as though you were doing it for the Lord and not merely for people.
For the slave who has been called to belong to the Lord is the Lord's free person. In the same way, the free person who has been called is the Messiah's slave.
Am I now trying to win the approval of people or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be the Messiah's servant.
We wear ourselves out from working with our own hands. When insulted, we bless. When persecuted, we endure.
The thief must no longer steal but must work hard and do what is good with his own hands, so that he might earn something to give to the needy.
In every way I showed you that by working hard like this we should help the weak and remember the words that the Lord Jesus himself said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
But by God's grace I am what I am, and his grace shown to me was not wasted. Instead, I worked harder than all the others not I, of course, but God's grace that was with me.
Brothers, you remember our labor and toil. We worked night and day so that we would not become a burden to any of you while we proclaimed the gospel of God to you.
They won't build for others to inhabit; they won't plant for others to eat for like the lifetime of a tree, so will the lifetime of my people be, and my chosen ones will long enjoy the work of their hands.
In hard work there is always profit, but too much chattering leads to poverty.
He speaks about this subject in all his letters. Some things in them are hard to understand, which ignorant and unstable people distort, leading to their own destruction, as they do the rest of the Scriptures.